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Phyllis Somerville

Actress

Born - 12 December 1943, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Died - 16 July 2020

Handsome, fair-haired, rosy-cheeked American actress who could turn her hand to almost any kind of role. Also a singer and musician (she played clarinet), she made her Broadway debut in a musical at 30 after years in local theatre. And she was well into her thirties before she began at first occasional, and later more frequent appearances in films: Arthur (1981), No Mercy (1986), Leap of Faith (1992), Trouble on the Corner (1996), Montana (1998, and five other films this year), Bringing Out the Dead (1999), The Sleepytime Gal (2001), Swimfan (2002), Dumped! (2005), Little Children (2006), Broken English (2007), Restless (2008), Weakness (2010), Surviving Family (2012), The Double (2013), Stuff (2015), Detours (2016), Diane (2017) and Poms (2019), her last. She died from natural causes.